How to change destructive thinking patterns: BOOK REVIEW

You can change destructive thinking patterns through awareness and practice … one day at a time. Here, we review the book “Chopping Wood & Carrying Water” and how it can help you in addictive recovery and beyond.

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Chopping Wood & Carrying Water: One Day at a Time

Are you tired of the same thinking patterns? Does your own negativity drag you down? Are you ready for some hard work?

If you’ve answered, “Yes!” to any of these questions, I would suggest that you pick up Paul J. Wolanin’s book “Chopping Wood & Carrying Water: One Day at a Time“. Based on his experience in addiction recovery and in his practice as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Paul helps us walk the talk into an inner life full of positivity and satisfaction.

Here are a few reasons why I think you’ll love this book.

1. There are writing exercises outlined throughout.

If you are in search of a true path to change, this book challenges you to roll up your sleeves and get into your thinking patterns. Exercises are presented frequently, which require deep investigation into your inner life. These writing exercises are pertinent to change, and offer you a chance to truly take control of destructive thinking patterns.

2. It’s not just for addiction recovery.

Anyone can benefit from this daily devotional! Anyone who is committed to inner change, that is. If we are to evolve as individuals, resilience is key. Anyone committed to inner change (REAL change) can benefit from Chopping Wood & Carrying Water.

3. This book is wise.

Take years of experience and distill it into a 30 day devotional. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a book like this. Jump in. Spend the $10 and take some few moments every day to consider your life differently.

In sum, I’ll be keeping this book on my shelf to pull down when I’m ready again for another 30 day challenge. While reading this book does take time and commitment, the insights and self-help process are worth it. Please let us know what you think about “Chopping Wood & Carrying Water”. We’d love to hear from you!

About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.
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